An Editor with Technical Writing skills earns an average salary of AU$68,929 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.

AU$44,123 - AU$116,686
AU$44K
AU$69K
AU$120K
MEDIAN: AU$68,929
10%
50%
90%
AU$19.00 - AU$55.00
AU$30
MEDIAN: AU$30.00
50%
AU$0AU$119K
Salary AU$44,123 - AU$116,686
Bonus AU$8,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,532 - AU$119,733
  • Country: Australia
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 59
Hourly Data AU$0AU$55
Hourly Rate AU$30.00
Overtime AU$30.00
Annual Data AU$0AU$119K
Bonus AU$8,000
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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AU$41,532 - AU$119,733
  • Country: United States
  • Currency: AUD
  • Updated: 20 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 9

Job Description for Editor

For presented work in any media, an editor plays a crucial role. They typically work with words to help writers refine their styles and correct grammar and spelling errors. While there are editors in film, broadcasting, news production, and a variety of other media, a standard editor is someone who makes adjustments to material created and prepared by others before offering that content for outside consumption.

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Editor Tasks

  • Proofread, rewrite and edit the work various kinds of authors and writers.
  • Oversee overall production aspects of the work in progress.
  • Review ideas, suggest improvements, verify facts and references and perform other accuracy tasks.

Editor Job Listings

Pay by Experience Level for Editor

Pay by Experience for an Editor has a positive trend. An entry-level Editor with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$56,000 based on 33 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. An Editor with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$65,000 based on 25 salaries. An experienced Editor which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$82,000 based on 22 salaries. An Editor with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of AU$90,000 based on 7 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: AU$68,455

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Key Stats for Editor

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Experience Affects Editor Salaries

▲31%

▲20%

National Average
AU$68,000

Mid-Career
▼5%

▼18%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 4 votes.

Gender

Female
63 %
Male
38 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
32%
5-9 years
25%
10-19 years
28%
20 years or more
10%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 2%
dental benefits
Dental:
vision benefits
Vision:
no benefits
None: 98%